Computer Science University Partnership Graduates Thrive at NASA

The University of Toledo's computer science and engineering (CSE) program offered through Lorain County Community College's University Partnership (UP) has given many students and former students a chance to shoot for the stars and land at the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. LCCC CSE program instructor Brent Nowlin is a full time electrical engineer at NASA. He sees many...

Early Success for Early College High School Graduate Leads to Biotechnology Career

Associate degree at 18. Bachelor’s degree and rewarding career by 20. Home ownership at 22. Age may be just a number, but the numbers are good for Alexandra Fulton. Fulton, 22, is a 2013 graduate of Lorain County Early College High School and Lorain County Community College, and a 2015 graduate of Baldwin Wallace University. She works for the Cleveland-based biotechnology company AgriPlex...
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Industrial Safety Technicians Help Keep the Workplace Safe

Do you enjoy being in a variety of work environments, from offices to factories, with the opportunity for local or regional travel? Careers as industrial or occupational safety technicians give you these kinds of benefits while you help make workplaces safer for employees.  Industrial or occupational safety technicians work with health and safety specialists to conduct tests and measure...

“Culinary for Fun”: Classes Now on LCCC’s Menu

Lorain County Community College offers new culinary fun classes open to the community. The one-session classes are held at the Ben and Jane Norton Culinary Arts Center at LCCC. Classes are led by award-winning chefs geared toward a wide range of adults and children. Participants can learn how to create dishes, choose the right wine or bake holiday treats. No experience is necessary. The new...

After Interning at Local Caterer, Culinary Arts Grad Buys Company

After earning her certificate of culinary arts from Lorain County Community College in 2015, Nicole Spearman, 44, now owns her own catering company in Elyria. She’s proud to serve the community that helped her start her career. The food-savvy North Ridgeville resident began working at Pink Peppercorn Catering Services during a summer externship through LCCC in 2014 and never left. On June 8,...

Cyber and Information Security Degree Prepares You for Evolving Field

The field of cyber security is still evolving right along with technology, generating jobs at a much faster pace than the national average. In fact, information security jobs are projected to grow by 40 percent or more over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Lorain County Community College has unveiled an exciting new associate of applied science degree in...
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Local Veterans Transition to New Careers as First Responders: A Natural Progression for Many

Helping people in crisis is a calling for Patrick Furnas, 25. His desire to help people led him to the U.S. Army, where he served as a specialist in the 101st Airborne division from 2012-2016. When he came home to Avon, that drive to help people continued to grow, and he enrolled in the emergency medical services - paramedic program at Lorain County Community College. “I love the...

Pathway to Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Microelectronic Manufacturing Coming Soon

If you’re interested in a career in the rapidly growing field of microelectronic technology, Lorain County Community College has a pathway that can lead to an applied bachelor’s degree that will position you for success. In 2014, LCCC answered industry needs by launching the state’s first associate degree program in mechatronics technology with a focus in micro electromechanical...